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Southwestern Student Life

Southwestern is on a 73-acre campus in a small town setting in Weatherford, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City. Southwestern has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Southwestern also has fraternities and sororities.

Southwestern has a thriving Collegiate Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Collegiate Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southwestern include Southwestern International Student Association, Saudi Arabian Student Organization, SWOSU Computer Club and Kappa Epsilon and Sigma Sigma Chi.

Southwestern students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Homecoming, Bulldog Blitz Talent Show and Organization Fair.

Southwestern Housing

Southwestern offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Southwestern students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at Southwestern lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southwestern. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Southwestern offers coed housing and .

Safety at Southwestern

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southwestern offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Southwestern has police available 24 hours a day.

Plan a Visit to Southwestern

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southwestern, take Interstate 40 to Weatherford, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Oklahoma you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Southwestern's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Southwestern Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

80%

Full Time

20%

Part Time

92%

In State

8%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

64%

11%

10%

5%

3%

3%

3%

2%

0.15%

Undergraduate Students

4,021

Graduate Students

881

Non-Resident / International Students

115

Southwestern Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,902

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

93%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,913

Out-of-State

$15,023

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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